ERIC Number: EJ1041437
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-May
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 49
Mentor Relationships for Entry-Level Men in Student Affairs
Calhoun, Daniel W.; Taub, Deborah J.
Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, v51 n2 p183-194 May 2014
This qualitative study examined the experiences of entry-level men in student affairs, with particular focus on the function of mentors and role models. Through semistructured interviews and a focus group, 22 participants shared their thoughts and experiences regarding mentorship. Results indicated mentorship to be instrumental in recruitment and retention of entry-level men. Findings also stressed the importance of ongoing mentorship, establishing mentoring relationships with male colleagues, and serving as a mentor to other men.
Descriptors: Mentors, Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers, Entry Workers, Supervisor Supervisee Relationship, Qualitative Research, Phenomenology, Role Models, Semi Structured Interviews, Focus Groups, Males, Constructivism (Learning), Supervisory Methods, Interprofessional Relationship, Participant Satisfaction
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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